12.29.17

Your Favorite Eastbay Blogs Of 2017

It was a huge year in the world of sports and in the world of athletic gear, so it makes sense that it was a big year for the Eastbay Blog as well. As 2017 comes to a close, and we get ready for an even bigger 2018, we took a look back at some of your favorite posts from the past 12 months.

 

The Best Basketball Shoes Of 2017

Best of 2017 Basketball Shoes

Did you need a new basketball shoe in 2017? Then you were in luck. From the latest signature shoes of superstars like Kevin Durant, Paul George, and James Harden to better-than-ever team options, Nike, Jordan, adidas, and Under Armour all offered some great kicks. We broke down each major release and gave you the detail you needed to find that perfect fit.

 

2017’s Best Football Gear: Cleats And Gloves Built For How You Play

Best of 2017 Football Gear By Position

A speedy wide receiver needs vastly different football gear than a powerful lineman does, so we created a must-read guide to the cleats and gloves that were built for your playing style. And just like with the basketball shoes, each brand brought some serious heat in 2017 — offering products that are designed to maximize your skills like never before.

 

A Breakdown Of The New Nike NBA Authentic And Swingman Jerseys

Best of 2017 Nike NBA Jerseys

2017 was also the year that the new Nike NBA Jerseys debuted. Their style, comfort, and swagger have all been game-changers, and so has their NikeConnect feature. NikeConnect lets you interact with your favorite players and teams like never before, creating a whole new fan experience. We broke down how to use the revolutionary tech and highlighted the various Nike NBA Jersey styles and features.

 

How Women Can Find Jordan Shoes In Their Size

Best of 2017 Women's Jordans

You can never have too many Jordans. From classic Retros to the latest performance styles, the Jumpman brand always has so many great kicks to choose from. Unfortunately for women, it can often be difficult to find that perfect size. Luckily, we were there to help by giving you a detailed look at how the sizing works, so that you can make sure each J you lace up in is as comfortable as possible.

 

Yeezys Through The Seasons

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  • Best of 2017 Yeezy 4
  • Best of 2017 Yeezy 5

It was another huge year for Yeezy fans and we were there to cover every major drop. The legendary adidas Originals Yeezy Boost 350 V2s kicked off 2017 with a black and red colorway (2/11), then dropped jaws with the ‘Cream White’ color (4/29), turned everything up to 11 with the coveted ‘Zebra’ color (6/24), remixed a classic with the ‘Beluga 2.0’ (11.25), and closed strong with the ‘Blue Tint’ (12.16). Which one was your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

Blog Bigfoot Hoops

Four Reasons To Watch The Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic

From July 25-29, elite amateur basketball players will take over Vegas. Here are 4 reasons why you need to catch the Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic.

PBC Featured

Live From The Pro Basketball Combine: Hear From LiAngelo Ball And More!

LiAngelo Ball. LaGerald Vick. Jae’Sean Tate. Todd Withers. Quentin Snider. Hear from some of basketball's top incoming rookies.

A Look Back: The Air Jordan XI “Playoffs”

The Air Jordan XI 'Playoffs' is widely known as one of the greatest sneakers of all time. Drew Hammell takes a look back at the legendary shoe through the years.

Ballislife All-American Game Preview

Live At The 2018 Ballislife All-American Game

From Nassir Little to Shareef O’Neal, this year’s Ballislife All-American Game is filled with many of the best basketball recruits in the nation and we're giving you VIP access.

BIL Look Back Featured

Trae Young, LiAngelo Ball, Collin Sexton: A Look Back At The 2017 Ballislife All-American Game

Top recruits like Trae Young, LiAngelo Ball, Collin Sexton, and Jaylen Hands tore up the 2017 Ballislife All-American Game. Read more:

TW Awards Featured

Eastbay End-Of-Season Twitter Awards

With the 2018 playoffs tipping off, we thought we’d take a look back at some of those random moments from throughout the season that blew up Twitter.

Warrior Buddies Featured

The Warrior Buddies Team: Bringing Students Together One Basket At A Time

Students at Deerfield High and Highland Park faced off in a close basketball game recently. But it was much more than just a game.

3.14 Release Report: The Jordan Retro 10 ‘I’m Back’ Drops Sunday

The Jordan Retro 10 'I'm Back' releases this Saturday. Will you cop those or one on the latest signature shoe drops from Nike?

3.7 Release Report Featured

3.7 Release Report: The Jordan Retro 9 ‘Bred’ Leads The Way This Week

The long-awaited Jordan Retro 9 'Bred' is here. So are the latest colorways of James Harden and Russell Westbrook's signature kicks.

2.21 Jordan Retro 1

2.21 Release Report: Jordan Retro 1 ‘Re2pect’, Girls’ Retro 13, And Two New Signatures

From the Jordan Retro 1 'Re2pect' to a Girls' Retro 13 to two new signature shoes, here are the hottest sneaker launches of the week.

A Recap Of LA: What Kicks Did Basketball’s Best Rock?

What were the best kicks worn in Los Angeles while the game's top players took to the court? Langston Galloway and Nightwing2303 break it all down.

A Look Back: The Air Jordan 3 ‘Black Cement’

The latest retro of the Air Jordan 3 'Black Cement' finally arrives on Saturday, February 17. Take a look back with sneaker historian Drew Hammell at the iconic shoe through the years.

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